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February 2021

What’s Cooking? Healthy Foods with Cooking Matters®

February 2, 2021 @ 10:00 am - February 28, 2022 @ 11:00 am
Stepping Stones Museum for Children, Mathews Park 303 West Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06850 United States
an instructor explaining a cookbook with food

Nutrition experts for nationally renowned Cooking Matters® will share eye-opening demonstrations about the amount of fat and sugar that is in some of our favorite foods and then provide healthy alternatives. Cooking Matters provides food skills and practical education for individuals and families that meet their nutrition, budget and personal needs. For more information, visit cookingmatters.org. VIEW VIDEO  

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Contraptions and Thingamajigs

February 2, 2021 @ 10:00 am - February 28, 2022 @ 11:00 am
Stepping Stones Museum for Children, Mathews Park 303 West Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06850 United States
2 young girls talking over video conferencing

Recognized as America’s Top Young Scientist, Gitanjali Rao received an EPA Presidential award for inventing her “Tethys” device, an early detection tool for lead, a dangerous heavy metal in water. She is also the inventor of “Epione,” a device for early diagnosis of prescription opioid addiction using genetic engineering, and “Kindly,” an anti-cyberbullying service using AI and Natural Language processing. Participants will enjoy an engaging Q&A session, including a demonstration of her inventions and a sneak peek of her new…

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Creative Connections Global: A Read-A-Loud Presentation from Kenya Connect

February 2, 2021 @ 11:00 am - February 28, 2022 @ 12:00 pm
Stepping Stones Museum for Children, Mathews Park 303 West Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06850 United States
a young kenya girl reading a book

Students from a rural Kenyan community joined Kenya Connect to read stories over the radio for younger children stuck at home during the pandemic. These students will share an illustrated overview of Kenya and its culture, a brief tour of their rural village, a reading of the picture book by Eric Walters, The Matatu, and a variety of art presentations, followed by a Q&A with students helping in their community. To support Kenya Connect, please visit www.kenyaconnect.org. VIEW VIDEO  

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Creative Connections Global: Music, Rhythm and Dance from the Brazilian Amazon

February 2, 2021 @ 11:00 am - February 28, 2022 @ 12:00 pm
Stepping Stones Museum for Children, Mathews Park 303 West Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06850 United States
children on a video conference playing instruments

Brazilian teacher and musician Ney Souza will present, “Carimbó Rhythm Patterns & Their Origin,” to show his expertise and love for the traditional Northern Brazil dance. Together with his students from the Amazon region of Brazil, he will share a video showcasing the rich history of Carimbó and its connections to US culture. VIEW VIDEO

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Community Expressions: Social Emotional Learning Experiences with SocialEyes Together SEL Author Robin Fox

February 2, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - February 28, 2022 @ 1:00 pm
Stepping Stones Museum for Children, Mathews Park 303 West Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06850 United States
2 instructors with children over video conference smiling

Participants will be treated to social-emotional learning exercises from the Building Kindness and Empathy Guide revised by SocialEyes Together author Robin Fox for the CT Commission on Women, Children, Seniors, Equity & Opportunity to accompany a soon-to-debut anti-bullying film from Stand Up and Speak Out. A sneak peek of the film will be premiered after the presentation. For more information, visit www.social-eyes.org/about. VIEW VIDEO  

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Community Excursions

February 2, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - February 28, 2022 @ 1:00 pm
Stepping Stones Museum for Children, Mathews Park 303 West Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06850 United States
a man and women standing in front of a pet league building

Mutt-i-grees® Learn how to support your local animal shelter and contribute to your community while taking a virtual tour of the North Shore Animal League America in Port Washington, NY with Jayne Vitale, their Director of Education and Youth Programs. North Shore is the world’s largest no-kill animal rescue and adoption organization and is also a supporting partner of Mutt-i-grees, an innovative Pre-K – Grade 12 social emotional learning program. To learn more about North Shore Animal League America, please…

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Chat Room 2: Sidney Keys III

February 2, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - February 28, 2022 @ 2:00 pm
Stepping Stones Museum for Children, Mathews Park 303 West Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06850 United States
a teenage boy and girl smiling over video conference

Creator of Books N Bros Enjoy a Q&A interview with Sidney Keys III, a 14-year-old St. Louis, MO native who at the age of 10 took his love of reading to the next level by creating Books N Bros to advocate for African American literacy! Sidney will share his vision for education and equal opportunity for all youth. For more information, visit www.booksnbros.com. VIEW VIDEO

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Inspiring Innovators and Innovations – Part 1: The Food Drive Kids

February 2, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - February 28, 2022 @ 2:00 pm
Stepping Stones Museum for Children, Mathews Park 303 West Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06850 United States
children talking through video conferencing

The Food Drive Kids was started when founder William Winslow realized that some of his fellow students were food insecure and would go hungry over school breaks. He and his brother, Alexander, began working to end childhood hunger through their food drives and building community gardens. Learn more by watching this Q&A with William and visit thefooddrivekids.org. VIEW VIDEO

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Inspiring Innovations: Mark Leschinsky

February 2, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - February 28, 2022 @ 3:00 pm
2 young boys talking over video conference

Mark Leschinsky is a 14-year-old student and winner of more than 20 national science and art competitions. A U.S. Patent Holder and award-winning filmmaker, Mark leverages his special interests in technology, inventing, cinematography, mathematics and graphic design to help his community. Join us for a Q&A, followed by a demonstration of his incredible invention and more! For more information, visit www.linkedin.com/in/markleschinsky/. VIEW VIDEO  

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Inspiring Innovators and Innovations – Part 2: Ryan Hickman and Lynnea Shuck

February 2, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - February 28, 2022 @ 3:00 pm
Stepping Stones Museum for Children, Mathews Park 303 West Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06850 United States
a young boy and girl smiling over video conference

Ryan Hickman and Lynnea Shuck are passionate about keeping the environment clean and green! At age 3, Ryan Hickman and his dad visited the local recycling center to cash in a few bags of cans and bottles, inspiring Ryan to collect neighbors cans and bottles to ensure they didn’t end up in the ocean. Today, Ryan has customers all across Orange County, CA! Are you ready to become a Junior Ranger? At age 13, Lynnea started volunteering leading wildlife walks…

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Creative Connections Global: A Peace Orizuru (Paper Cranes for Peace) Experience

February 2, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - February 28, 2022 @ 4:00 pm
Stepping Stones Museum for Children, Mathews Park 303 West Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06850 United States
video conference with japanese people

Hear the inspiring story of Sadako and the Thousand Cranes and then learn how to create your own paper cranes. Presented by Shizumi Shigeto Manale, a dancer, performing artist, choreographer, director, author and film producer born in Hiroshima and raised in Osaka, Japan, participants will enjoy an excerpt of her recent documentary, Pictures from a Hiroshima School Yard. VIEW VIDEO  

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Chat Room 3: Myra Stanfield 2020 Connecticut’s Kid Governor

February 2, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - February 28, 2022 @ 4:00 pm
Stepping Stones Museum for Children, Mathews Park 303 West Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06850 United States
a man video conferencing with 3 young children

The 2020 Connecticut’s Kid Governor Myra Stanfield was elected on her Standing Up for Animals in Need platform, which focused on preventing animal abuse towards companion animals in Connecticut. Myra works to inform and educate school children about companion animals in need and how they can help, encouraging them to fundraise and collect toys, blankets and other supplies for local animal shelters. She also hosts and encourages others to organize pet adoption events so companion animals can find their forever…

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